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Jun 23

Cfp: EISS Conference 28 & 29 September 2017, Amsterdam

Conference theme: Devolution and Decentralisation of Social Security in Europe: Dismantling the Welfare State or a Democratic Promise for the Future? Organizers: the European Institute of Social Security (EISS) and the University of Groningen Deadline paper submission: 1 August 2017. The conference is aimed at bringing together academics, policy makers, social security administrators and client …

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Jun 19

4th International ESPAnet- Poland Conference, 25-27 Sept. 2017 – New deadline 26 June 2017

“Social Policy: Controversies and Paradoxes”  Deadline for registration and payment extended until 26 June 2017 All the details about the conference can be found in English at: http://espanetpolska2017.ue.wroc.pl/index.php?id=6 Streams in English and Polish, list of streams here All the details about the conference can be found in English at: http://espanetpolska2017.ue.wroc.pl/index.php?id=6 Conference fee: 100 EURO or 400 …

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Jun 01

The 2017 Annual ESPAnet Conference, September 14-16th in Lisbon Portugal

The ESPAnet 2017 Conference “New Horizons of European Social Policy: Risks, Opportunities and Challenges” September 14 – 16  in Lisbon, Portugal.  Registration is now open. Registration webpage: espanetlisbon2017.eu/registrations Early bird registration until 30th June. 10 places with reduced fee for PhD students with accepted paper. Papers are due 2nd week of August and will be available on the website from …

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May 04

10th ESPAnet Italia Conference 21-23 September, Bologna

“Welfare and Globalization: Social Policies Facing New and Old Inequalities” The conference will be hosted by the University of Bologna, Campus of Forlì and have streams in Englsih and in Italian. Deadline for abstracts was 31 May 2017 Link to descripition of the conference streams here  Link to Information about submission of abstracts  here The information in English is …

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May 04

Workshop in Torino 29-30 June 2017

Workshop on Skill mismatch: measurement issues and consequences for innovative and inclusive societies Organized by The Department of Economics and Statistics “Cognetti de Martiis” of the University of Torino and the LABORatorio R. Revelli – Center for Employment Studies. The workshop stems from a two-year research project on the relationship between labor market reforms and skills formation and aims at presenting its …

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Apr 27

Fully funded DPhil Scholarship in Social Policy at Oxford

The Department of Social Policy and Intervention, University of Oxford has 3-year graduate scholarship on topics related to a new ERC-funded project. The successful candidate will work with Dr. Erdem Yörük on his project that investigates the political causes of welfare state development in emerging market economies (summary below). Deadline for applications is 31 May …

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Apr 01

Workshop: Investing in Children 25-26 May 2017 in Madrid, will be streamed

Investing in Children: Politics, Policies and Outcomes is an International Experts Workshop with plenary sessions, panels and discussions. The event will be streamed. You can follow the workshop on streaming: canal youtube de Funcas http://bit.ly/FuncasChannel May 25th 09:00 h OPENING by Margarita León 09:15 h 1st PLENARY: CHILDREN’S AGENCY AND THE SOCIAL INVESTMENT AGENDA 11:00 h 1st PANEL: INEQUALITY …

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Mar 27

2 Fellowships at The Mannheim Centre for European Social Research (MZES) at the University of Mannheim

One fellowship is in the MZES Research Department A »European Societies and their Integration« and the other is in the MZES Research Department B »European Political Systems and their Integration« Terms and conditions are the same for both start 1 October 2017  Application deadline is April 28th 2017. The MZES is an interdisciplinary research institute of the University of …

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Mar 20

CfP Social Policy Association – 50th Anniversary Conference – July 2017

50th Anniversary Conference of the Social Policy Association Druham University 10-12th of July 2017 Call for Abstracts new deadline: 31st of March 2017 Early Bird Registration Extended to:  15th May 2017 In this the 50th year of the Social Policy Association we are drawing upon the ongoing analysis, challenges and opportunities for social policy research …

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Mar 04

Finding data in Europe, 3 webinars in May and June 2017

CESSDA (Consortium of European Social Science Data Archives), in collaboration with the UK Data Service, will run the free webinars.  A wealth of data is available within Europe to help address social research questions and policy challenges. The duration of each webinar is approx. 1 hour with time for questions. How to find data in Europe  Wed …

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